Hockey

Vegas Golden Knights center Cody Eakin (21) celebrates his goal with teammate Ryan Carpenter (40) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)
November 15, 2018 - 1:33 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cody Eakin scored twice, Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots for his third shutout of the season, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-0 Wednesday night. Alex Tuch and Nick Holden each had a goal and an assist, Tomas Hyka also scored and Max Pacioretty added two...
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San Jose Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) and Marcus Sorensen (20) celebrate with teammate Joe Thornton, third from left, who scored his 400th career goal in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators, in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)
November 14, 2018 - 3:01 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — On a night when he reached an impressive personal milestone, Joe Thornton wasn't taking stock of his career accomplishments. The veteran San Jose Sharks center even bristled when asked about it. "I'm just trying to improve my game, to be honest with you," he said. All that...
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Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson watches the video screen after he scored a goal on Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. Wilson returned to the lineup after his 20-game suspension was reduced to 14 by a neutral arbitrator. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
November 13, 2018 - 11:43 pm
Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson had his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 games by a neutral arbitrator on Tuesday and became eligible to play immediately, scoring a goal and taking two penalties in 16:47 of ice time at Minnesota in a 5-2 win over the Wild . Wilson already served 16 games of...
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Michelle Obama, right, discusses her new book with Oprah Winfrey during an intimate conversation to promote "Becoming" at the United Center on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP)
November 13, 2018 - 11:09 pm
Michelle Obama's 12-stop jaunt across the country — and an ocean — is not your average book tour. Of course, the former first lady is not your average author. Oprah Winfrey joined Obama Tuesday night at the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks, as she begins the tour touting the...
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November 13, 2018 - 12:42 am
TORONTO (AP) — Martin Brodeur, Willie O'Ree and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman led the latest group of inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night. Brodeur, the all-time leader in goalie wins and shutouts, was joined in the player's category by Martin St. Louis, Canadian women's star Jayna...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, then-Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Daniel Carcillo talks with linesman Bryan Pancich, left, during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild, in St. Paul, Minn. The NHL and attorneys for retired players have reached a tentative settlement worth roughly $19 million in the biggest lawsuit brought against the league over concussions and other head injuries. Carcillo, who played nine NHL seasons and joined the lawsuit in June, posted several messages of displeasure with the settlement on his verified Twitter account. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, FIle)
November 12, 2018 - 7:32 pm
The National Hockey League announced a tentative $18.9 million settlement Monday with more than 300 retired players who sued the league and accused it of failing to protect them from head injuries or warning them of the risks involved with playing. The lawsuit, consolidated in federal court in...
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Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his goal alongside center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), of Russia, during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Washington. The Capitals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
November 07, 2018 - 11:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie watched the clock in the training room hoping he'd get back on the ice. Oshie was back there for a second time Wednesday night after he took a shoulder to the head from Evgeni Malkin that made an earlier stick to the face seem like an afterthought. With Malkin ejected...
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Ottawa Senators assistant coach Martin Raymond, front, and Senators forward Matt Duchene skate past each other during NHL hockey practice in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. A video has surfaced showing several Ottawa Senators players, including Duchene, trashing the team and assistant coach Raymond during an Uber ride, the latest bit of humiliation for an organization that’s been riddled with it recently. The players have since apologized to the team and coach. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 3:18 pm
Ottawa forward Mark Stone dismisses the latest drama to the Senators season as a "hiccup" and says the team is already repairing the frayed relationship between players and coaches that was laid bare in a video. The video showed seven Senators players during an Uber ride in Phoenix last month...
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November 04, 2018 - 3:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The struggling Los Angeles Kings fired head coach John Stevens on Sunday just 13 games into his second season in charge. Willie Desjardins was named the Kings' interim head coach by general manager Rob Blake. Los Angeles also fired assistant coach Don Nachbaur and hired former...
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MacKenzie Weegar of the Florida Panthers, left, and Brendan Lemieux of the Winnipeg Jets, right, fight during the NHL Global Series Challenge ice hockey match Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. (Martti Kainulainen via Lehtikuva)
November 02, 2018 - 6:52 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Roberto Luongo was just happy to finally be back on the ice for the Florida Panthers. "It's just nice to be back part of the team," Luongo said. "It's never fun to be on the sideline watching the game. I put in a lot of work and I'm happy I was able to play a game." Returning from a...
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